Does The Length Of Your Workout Matter?

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Does The Length Of Your Workout Matter?

We're often led to believe that if something is good, a lot more of it will be that much better. Nowhere is this mindset more prevalent than in the world of fitness, especially when you consider the popularity of things like the #NoDaysOff movement. For proof of the lengths to which we will go to show how hardcore we are, spend 30-60 seconds scrolling through your Instagram feed and see how many posts are touting "epic" workouts lasting hours on end. The problem with that thinking is that the length of a workout is not the sole indication of its...

Sugar: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

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Sugar: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Sugar is obviously evil, right? With all of the media focus on the dangers of sugar and other anti-sugar propaganda out there, one has to assume that it's true: sugar is the devil. Social media is in general an awesome new tool for the transmission of information, but the ability to mass distribute opinions, anecdotes and snippets of unfounded information -and misinformation- can also be a problem. Information can be spread rapidly and consumed en masse and is often oversimplified – failing to expand on exceptions to blanket statements. In nutrition particularly, there are almost always exceptions to any rule...

Could Intense Training Slow Down Your Sex Drive?

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Could Intense Training Slow Down Your Sex Drive?

You woke up four hours before you had to get to work. You hit your fitness routine fast and hard—cranking out set after set of lifts, or maybe churning around the track in a nasty high-intensity interval workout. You cooled down, cleaned up, and crushed your workday. But when you got home to your (presumably foxy) significant other? Nothing. And despite your obvious attraction, there was…not much. No spark, no energy, nothing but the overwhelming desire to sleep. Sound familiar? A new study is offering a clue why—and your workout may be to blame. Does training hard make you soft?...

Stop Rushing Your Weightloss

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Stop Rushing Your Weightloss

These are the downsides of losing too fast: You are likely to lose muscle You are likely to burn out psychologically before the cut is finished, increasing chances of binge eating and other compulsive eating behaviors You are likely to regain the lost weight You will feel less self-efficacious, making you less likely to run a successful cut later The first being quite problematic! These are the downsides to losing muscle*: Decreased metabolism Increased possibility of weight regain as fat, leading to higher body fat percentage than you started with at the same start weight Increased likelihood of injury Increased...

10 Tips for Weightloss Noobs

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10 Tips for Weightloss Noobs
Living a healthier lifestyle is possible for everyone at any age. Here are some tips if you want to lose weight and some insight into the journey you will make

Nootropics: The Basics

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Nootropics: The Basics
The culture around cognitive performance enhancement is changing. Let us enlightn you - learn more here.

Does the Length of Your Workout Matter?

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Does the Length of Your Workout Matter?

It's not time in the gym but time spent on focused training that sparks the greatest gains.

10 Ways to Gain Strength

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10 Ways to Gain Strength

Muscles should have form and perform! If you want to look like Hercules and wrestle like him, this article is for you. Here are 10 pillars for building Herculean strength, straight from Olympus.

Need Help Getting Lean? Here Are Some Pointers

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Need Help Getting Lean? Here Are Some Pointers
If what you have tried in the past has not helped you get lean and reduce your belly fat, follow these healthy eating tips:

How Accurate is Your Fitness Tracker?

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How Accurate is Your Fitness Tracker?
I hate to say this, but that step count on your fitness tracker probably isn’t accurate. It may be accurate within a few hundred steps, but it’s definitely not right on the money.

Don't Let Cardio Eat Your Muscle

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Don't Let Cardio Eat Your Muscle
Even today, majority of the population hitting the gym thinks that you need to do tons of cardio sessions to melt that layer of fat and get lean. What you don't understand is that too much of cardio can also lead to muscle loss.

Flexible Dieting: A Quick Guide

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Flexible Dieting: A Quick Guide
This article explains flexible dieting and explores its benefits and possible downfalls.
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